Tradition

Open your eyes to Japan’s rich culture and traditions. Take part in local festivals and time-honored crafts, and learn ancient rituals first-hand by visiting shrines, temples, and old cities.

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Festivals
old and new
Delve into Japan's rich world of festivals, from ancient rites to thriving music at shrines and temples, celebrating with the locals.
Temples,
shrines,
and castles
Set like jewels in Japan's cityscape and countryside, there are over 2,000 listed structures to provide moments of peace and delight.
History
comes alive
The past is ever present in Japan, from ancient architecture carefully preserved, to stone gardens, carp ponds, and much more.